Best art projects the first half of 2014
Incredible beautiful! See with your eyes is - true happiness.
We are pleased that the art does not stand still, and the imagination of creative people knows no bounds. Artists all over the world call attention to themselves and their ideas not only with gallery objects, but also large-scale installations on city streets. Every artist, coming off his art on the street, trying to convey to people a thought.
We have chosen for you some art projects that are most remembered us with its beauty, originality, ideas and execution of ideas.
888,246 poppies ceramic
In honor of the centenary of Britain's participation in World War ceramic artist Paul Cummins and set designer Tom Piper, together with volunteers "planted" around the Tower of London 888246 red ceramic poppy, each of which symbolizes the deceased in the hostilities.
Janet Eshelman - American artist, known for the fact that the sets on the streets huge suspended sculptures. Techniques to create his works, she had learned from the Indian fisherman, masterfully controlled from the network.
Sculpture made of wire
Robin White creates fabulous sculptures made of steel wire. Process describes it as follows: first the frame is made of steel, then forms the skeleton and muscles of the body. According to White, in every fairy stone he keeps the "heart", which sometimes leaves engraved with a message.
Sky of umbrellas
This tradition appeared 3 years ago and has already gained worldwide fame. In the town of Agueda, Portugal, one of the streets emblazoned unusual installation Umbrella Sky, as part of the Festival of Arts Ágitagueda. Several dozen open colored umbrellas hung here from one house to another on thin wires, and between them there is almost no clearance!
Light Festival in Sydney
Every summer in Sydney hosts an annual festival of light and music called Vivid Sydney. Dozens of colorful sculptures are exhibited around the city center as well as in Sydney Harbor.
1600 pandas in the streets of Hong Kong
In order to draw public attention to the threat of extinction of the panda, the French artist Paulo Grengeon together with WWF organized a world tour "1600 panda". Starting in 2008, with its pandas, he visited several countries in Europe and Asia. Each panda, made of papier-mache, is one of the remaining wild pandas in 1600. This time, he came to Hong Kong.
The artist from New York City draws incredibly beautiful paintings on the streets and squares of the city. However, neither one of them, you probably will not see. Because it creates them out of the sand mound it from the hands of a cunning curls.
A Streetcar time
30,000 LED-lights made of Budapest tram in real time machine. Every year in Budapest conventional trams cover LED lamps, and it turns out a miracle. A long exposure turns your photos into a fascinating spectacle.
a nine human sculpture
Africa Burn - an annual event that takes place in the desert Tankva Karoo in South Africa. One of the most impressive installations this year - nine-meter sculpture, which was created by the artist Daniel Popper. Titanium height of 3 storeys equipped with LED backlighting.
Sculptures made of metal
The talented sculptor John Lopez creates sculptures made of metal animals in life-size. Externally sculptures vaguely resemble the creations in the steampunk style. His first creations, John created from bronze, but then moved on to the processing of scrap metal. As practice shows, the material turned out to be the best.
50 benches in the form of open books with colorful illustrations throughout London - so enthusiasts from the National Fund decided to carry reading literacy to the masses. All the benches provided in the project, illustrate the works that are somehow related to London: Does the site of action, characters, or the origin of the author.
Bonsai in the stratosphere
Azuma Makoto, an artist from Tokyo launched the flowers into the stratosphere. Two botanical object: Japanese bonsai and bouquet of orchids, hydrangeas, lilies and irises - were launched into the stratosphere in the Nevada desert. "I wanted to see the movement and beauty of plants and flowers, suspended in space," - Makoto said.